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LPN / Licensed Practical Nurse

Company: Benchmark Senior Living
Location: Lowell
Posted on: January 22, 2023

Job Description:

ROBBINS BROOK, a Benchmark Senior Living Community, believes in the power of the human connection to transform lives. Our associates are part of setting a new standard in senior living by connecting residents and families to what matters most to them. At Benchmark our associates are "called to care." We hire for heart and train for skill-continually pursuing excellence and providing the best experiences, so our residents remain empowered and engaged. Robbins Brook has Part-Time and Per Diem opportunities for LPNs / Licensed Practial Nurses with availability of every other weekend and some weekdays! Responsibilities for the LPN include: Direct Supervision

  • Directs and supervises the daily work assignments of the Resident Care Assistants
  • Is the first point of contact for the care associates regarding assignment questions or concerns
  • Participates in the hiring and termination processes as they relate to resident care associates
  • Has direct input into performance reviews for care associates and presents reviews with the RCD
  • Has direct input into disciplinary documentation for care associates and presents action with the RCD
  • Closely mentors, guides and directs the Lead Resident Care Assistants in all aspects of their job. Resident Care
  • Coordinates care needs with community providers via an effective case management process
  • Measures and accurately records vital signs (temperatures, pulse, respiration, blood pressure weight and height) where appropriate as per state regulations
  • Effectively balances service demands with supporting resident independence
  • Accurately assesses, communicates, and documents residents' status
  • Observes and reports any significant changes in resident behavior and health to the DON, physician, family, RCA's, and Executive Director per state regulations
  • Successfully implements the plan of care
  • Recognizes and assists in the prevention of elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation (financial and other) and reports to appropriate sources per state regulations
  • Responds to emergencies and personal emergency response system and knows when to call for backup

    Requirements:
  • Graduate of an approved LPN / Licensed Practical Nurse program (per state requirements)
  • Current state licensed as an LPN / Licensed Practical Nurse (as required by state regulation) and CPR certification
  • Previous experience working with the elderly in a paid or volunteer position highly desirable Please note, we require all associates to be fully vaccinated/boosted (1) against COVID-19, subject to exemptions based on medical or disability conditions. BENEFITS We believe in offering our employees competitive pay. To learn more about our pay and benefits, please apply today!

Keywords: Benchmark Senior Living, Lowell , LPN / Licensed Practical Nurse, Healthcare , Lowell, Massachusetts

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